Helen Tzagoloff

Born in Moscow, Helen Tzagoloff immigrated from Russia to the United States at the age of eight. She studied at Syracuse and Rutgers Universities and Benjamin Cardozo School of Law and has held a variety of jobs, among them research scientist, proofreader, translator, attorney and Small Claims Court arbitrator. Her poems have appeared in Barrow Street, Blueline, Evansville Review, New York Quarterly, Poetry East, Interpoezia: Stranger at Home Anthology and other literary magazines and anthologies. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and was the winner of the Icarus International 2002 Literary Competition.